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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp
- July 18, 2018

The Liverpool Echo, as quoted by the Daily Express , is reporting that the Reds boss wants to ease pressure on the Brazil global ahead of the new Premier League campaign. "For me it's not a surprise, he played a really good World Cup but doing it more consistently is important". Lovren, Ivan Rakitic and Perisic will all be well into their 30s when the next World Cup comes around, as will Golden Ball victor Luka Modric. (more...)
Spain wanted to loan Rafael Benitez for the World Cup finals Spain wanted to loan Rafael Benitez for the World Cup finals
- July 18, 2018

Ex-Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has since been installed as head coach on a two-year contract, but it appears Benitez could have been given the opportunity to impress in the role. Asked at the club's pre-season training camp at Carton House in Ireland if he will have to sell before he can buy, Benitez said: 'Yeah, maybe. "We have to be realistic with our budget, and then maybe sell some players and buy some players". (more...)
Rhian Brewster: Liverpool forward signs new long-term contract
- July 18, 2018

The 18-year-old has been at Liverpool since the age of 15 after leaving Chelsea in search for a better pathway for first-team football. Brewster told the club's official website: "He [Klopp] has been key". "It's incredible and I can't wait to get started". The 18-year-old is now working his way back from an ankle injury he sustained at the start of the year, with the rehabilitation process ongoing. (more...)
England pass their India test with flying colours — NASSER HUSSAIN England pass their India test with flying colours — NASSER HUSSAIN
- July 18, 2018

His legendary finishing skills and the ability to accelerate innings have been on the wane but current skipper Virat Kohli has backed him to the hilt, dismissing any criticism directed at the senior player. The partnership between Kohli and Dhawan is now 54 runs. But it could be that England's problem, when Alex Hales is fit, is who to leave out because there really isn't anyone in their best 12 who deserves to be on the sidelines. (more...)
Berrios Throws Scoreless Inning as American League Wins MLB All-Star Game Berrios Throws Scoreless Inning as American League Wins MLB All-Star Game
- July 18, 2018

Manfred, Jr., MLB now features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. As we know in these parts, the Astros won the World Series over the Dodgers in seven games, thanks in part to 15 home runs. It was Sale's third consecutive start in the All-Star Game, which made him the first pitcher to do that since Philadelphia's Robin Roberts from 1953-1955. (more...)
Which NBA player had the best sneakers in 2018 Summer League? Which NBA player had the best sneakers in 2018 Summer League?
- July 18, 2018

While they certainly showed some moments, it may have been some players already within the organization that had the best performances. Phoenix won all three of their summer league games and is the second seed in the tournament. 24 seeds. Collin Sexton shook off a 5-for-17 night to score 17 points for the Cavaliers (4-1). Kennedy Meeks added nine points and 11 rebounds. Harrison drove into the lane, but his pass to a cutting Mikal Bridges was broken up as time expired. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge on his LFC future Daniel Sturridge on his LFC future
- July 18, 2018

A hamstring injury hampered Sturridge's spell at the Baggies, but the striker has since featured in all three of Liverpool's pre-season friendlies ahead of their U.S. Liverpool continue their pre-season fixtures against Blackburn Rovers on Thursday before heading to the United States to face Borussia Dortmund, league rivals Manchester City and Manchester United in the International Champions Cup. (more...)
India pick slow left arm spinner Yadav for England Test series
- July 18, 2018

Meanwhile, a call on Bhuvneshwar Kumar's inclusion in the Test squad will be taken after he is assessed by the BCCI medical team. All of that meant that there are some new names in the 18-man squad for the first three Tests. The first Test match between India and England begins on the first of August with both sides taking the field in Edgbaston. The hard-hitting left-hander, who has played four T20 Internationals, is now playing the one-off unofficial Test against England Lions at ... (more...)
Arsenal & Chelsea face competition as Monaco confirm offer for Russian star Arsenal & Chelsea face competition as Monaco confirm offer for Russian star
- July 18, 2018

One of the sensations of the World Cup, Aleksandr Golovin wants to play at Chelsea in the 2018/19 campaign, and it's for this reason that Barcelona have definitively dismissed the chance of signing him. The duration of the contract? 'I think that a transition in a club like Monaco is best option for him, at this stage in his career. 'To go from Russian Federation immediately to a top club of a leading European league is very risky. (more...)
Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers
- July 18, 2018

USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported on Tuesday that the Orioles are expected to trade Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday (barring any last-minute blockage of the deal). The Orioles drafted Machado with the third overall pick in 2010, and he debuted in 2012. The will he or won't he saga of Manny Machado to the Yankees hit a fever pitch on Sunday, and we've still got a little over two weeks until the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London
- July 18, 2018

But when you chip away at the shiny royal facade and zoom in a little closer, you can see where Thomas Markle is coming from, and it seems like some of Megan's fans have spoken out with a similar concern. I mean, she has been able to do a lot of good since becoming a member of the royal family. Mr Markle has previously said he feels he has been "put in a penalty box" following his explosive tell-all interview with presenter Piers Morgan where he revealed what his son-in-law Prince ... (more...)
India vs England, 3rd ODI, Live Cricket Score and Updates
- July 18, 2018

I think the tone was set by the bowlers early on, David Willey and Mark Wood were on the money. Recently, Dhoni added another feather to his illustrious cap as he became fourth Indian and 12th overall in ODI history to score 10,000 runs. (more...)
Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russian Federation election meddling Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russian Federation election meddling
- July 18, 2018

It was easily Trump's worst moment as president, even if it wasn't - as some over the top Democratic critics said, treasonable. "To me, it was the weakest performance by an American president ever", the Democratic senator from Virginia says. (more...)
MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more
- July 18, 2018

Harper would go on to hit a HR Derby walk off with the title in his bonus 30-second round. After Muncy hit 12 home runs in four minutes, Harper went on to smack 13 jacks in less than three minutes to advance. Hoskins upset top-seed Jesus Aguilar of the Milwaukee Brewers in the opening round Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C. The eighth-seeded Hoskins ripped 17 long balls to make it to the semi-finals. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge says he wants to remain at Liverpool
- July 18, 2018

Sturridge has made appearances in all of Liverpool's pre season friendlies so far, and appeared as the Reds drew 0-0 with Bury at Gigg Lane. 'Pre-season is going well, so for me it's keeping my head down and building on that. He said: "I always said there is a future, it's about what we do in the moment". Klopp's former club Borussia Dortmund take on Liverpool in Charlotte on July 22, while the Reds also face familiar foes Manchester City (July 26) and Manchester United (July 28) a ... (more...)
Nemanja Bjelica spurns 76ers, staying in Europe Nemanja Bjelica spurns 76ers, staying in Europe
- July 18, 2018

Bjelica flew to Europe when the Timberwolves' season ended and was scheduled to have a physical with the Sixers last week. In the weeks that followed his agreement on a one-year, $4.449 million contract, Bjelica remained in Serbia with his wife and two young children where they spend every offseason. (more...)
Pirates secure five-game sweep of Brewers with walk-off win Pirates secure five-game sweep of Brewers with walk-off win
- July 18, 2018

He credited a change in mindset rather than anything mechanical. "I was just dead-red heater", Bell said. Cole (10-2) allowed one run and three hits with four walks after being activated from the bereavement list prior to the game. A lot of balls in the middle that got hit. In fact, he has just one decision - a win June 29 against Cincinnati - in his past four starts. "It wasn't very good". (more...)
MLB All-Star Josh Hader apologizes for history of racist tweets
- July 18, 2018

The tweets resurfaced on Tuesday and were shared widely online. He says the tweets do not reflect the person he is today. Some of the tweets that surfaced before Hader locked his account were from 2011 and 2012, though at least one was from 2016 about the shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather for rematch Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather for rematch
- July 18, 2018

He is adamant that despite being 39, he feels 27 and the training which he endured for the Matthysse fight will stand to him. "I think he's hurting from my punches", said Pacquiao, who hadn't won by knockout since 2009. South African Moruti Mthalane got a unanimous decision against Pakistan's Muhammad Waseem to capture the IBF flyweight title. The southpaw dropped his opponent for the final time with a brutal uppercut and the win, his first inside the distance since 2009, improves the ... (more...)
Hasan Ali injury not serious, says PCB after celebration goes wrong Hasan Ali injury not serious, says PCB after celebration goes wrong
- July 18, 2018

As Ali, 24, ran in and clean bowled Zimbabwe's Ryan Murray, the right armer prepared for his trademark "boom" celebration, where he crouches before making an exploding gesture with his arms. Babar Azam was not out on 29 after the first match centurion Imam-ul-Haq was run out for 44. Both left-handers sealed the game with a 119-run stand off 124 balls and played some well-timed cut shots and drives on the off side. (more...)
Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson
- July 18, 2018

Alisson , 25, has been with Roma since joining from Brazilian side Internacional in 2016 and made 37 Serie A appearances last season. They had believed earlier in the summer that Alisson was heading to Real but now it appears the Spanish giants are only keen on Courtois . (more...)
Jurgen Klopp actually backs up Dejan Lovren's world class claims
- July 18, 2018

A steward runs after two people that invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow , Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. " But actually, he is right ". Croatia do not have a world class right-back and left-back, but they do not concede. They are offensive in the midfield with Rakitic, Brozovic, Modric, so somebody needs to fix all that. (more...)
Jack Draper thrills Wimbledon crowd but misses out on junior title
- July 18, 2018

Britain's wait for a first victor of the boy's singles since 1963 will continue after Surrey's Jack Draper, 16, went down to a gallant defeat in the final. Draper, who spent four hours and 24 minutes overcoming Colombia's Nicolas Mejia in the semi-final, grabbed a break of serve early in the second set. (more...)
Portsmouth-born Mason Mount signs for Derby County Portsmouth-born Mason Mount signs for Derby County
- July 18, 2018

Last season he spent the season on loan at Vitesse Arnhem and impressed hitting nine goals from an attacking midfield role. First-team football is thought to be a key factor in this deal for the player who won the Golden Player of the Tournament at the 2017 Europeans Under-19 Championship, which England won. (more...)
Peya, Melichar win Wimbledon doubles Peya, Melichar win Wimbledon doubles
- July 18, 2018

Only two of the ten mixed doubles final since Murray's three-set win alongside Jelena Jankovic in 2007 have gone the distance, with the Scot's victory with Martina Hingis past year wrapped up in two. Azarenka, who lost to Karolina Pliskova in the second round of the singles, added: "It's been a great two weeks. We came up a little short but we've produced great entertaining tennis", said Azarenka, whose shoe had her son Leo's name on it along with a heart. (more...)

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